Birthstones by month
Find your birthstone and learn what it symbolizes
The chart below lists the birthstones for every month, along with the meaning of each. Just scroll down to find yours!
Want help coming up with a birthstone (or birth flower) inspired gift? Take a look at our birthday gift ideas article.
|January||Garnet||Promoter of faithfulness, love and healing of wounds|
|February||Amethyst||Wisdom, benevolence, magnanimity, truth and protection from evil; also associated with regal and noble qualities|
|March||Aquamarine||Promoter of luck, good memory and pleasant dreams; hope, health and youth|
|April||Diamond||General averter of evil—spiritual, mental and physical; also used as a battle talisman|
|May||Emerald||Aid to faithfulness and forecasting|
|June||Pearl (or Alexandrite)||Emblem of chastity and purity|
|July||Ruby||Promoter of friendship and love|
|August||Peridot||A potent love amulet; likely to have a sweet disposition|
|September||Sapphire||Promoter of chaste love, health, peace of mind and psychic vision|
|October||Opal (or Tourmaline)||Medical amulet, psychic vision|
|November||Citrine (or Topaz)||Healing quartz; support, vitality and health|
|December||Turquoise (or Zircon/Tanzanite)||Aid to love and a gentle nature|